Meaning of loot

loot

Pronunciation: (lt), [key]
— n.
  1. spoils or plunder taken by pillaging, as in war.
  2. anything taken by dishonesty, force, stealth, etc.: a burglar's loot.
  3. a collection of valued objects: The children shouted and laughed as they opened their Christmas loot.
  4. money: You'll have a fine time spending all that loot.
  5. act of looting or plundering: to take part in the loot of a conquered city.
—v.t.
  1. to carry off or take (something) as loot: to loot a nation's art treasures.
  2. to despoil by taking loot; plunder or pillage (a city, house, etc.), as in war.
  3. to rob, as by burglary or corrupt activity in public office: to loot the public treasury.
—v.i.
  1. to take loot; plunder: The conquerors looted and robbed.

loot

Pronunciation: (lt), [key]
— v. Scot.
  1. pt. of.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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